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Yummy House

#242 of 1,997 Restaurants in Tampa
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2202 W Waters Ave., Suite 1, Tampa, FL
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
LIVES UP TO ITS NAME!

While driving down to Yummy House, don't let the questionable neighborhood throw you off - the long queue of customers is proof of the restaurant's popularity. For appetizers, the egg rolls and spicy salt & pepper shrimps topped with crushed roasted garlic were superb. We followed this up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
veer2808
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Karachi, Pakistan
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Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is our favorite go-to restaurant. The food is superb, the service excellent. We usually order Garlic Chicken in Wine, the House Fried Rice, Wanton Soup and Spring Rolls. It is family style, so these choices feed two people with enough to take home. Parking is a problem, however, because this place is so very popular. But if you're in... More 

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Thank JacquePF
Tampa
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We had recently visited the Yummy House on Hillsborough, which was excellent, but we hadn't been to the original Yummy House on Waters in a while. It wasn't crowded at all, so we got excellent service. We ordered the 3 X 22 lunch special, which is a choice of three dishes from an extensive menu, each dish containing two generous... More 

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1 Thank Jim S
Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Was just featured on dirty dining. Had over 130 violations including dead rats and rat feces in multiple areas of the kitchen as well as not keeping food at regulated temperatures. I used to own a restaurant and 130 is A LOT of violations. I used to be a loyal Yummy House customer as the food was fabulous but their... More 

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Thank Darren J
Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The waitress has attitude, very bad service, with out even taking complete order started saying white rice costs extra $1, and showed all restless and bad attitude, she ruined our evening. Never saw a Chinese place charging for white rice with entry with dinner. Stay away, food or place not worth. This place is all set to go further down... More 

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Thank D V
Oldsmar, Florida
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The title says it all.mif you are in for a good Chinese meal, this is the only place to go. Everything is excellent. Bring your own drinks.... And it is cheap.

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Thank dorisgoldman
Karachi, Pakistan
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118 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

While driving down to Yummy House, don't let the questionable neighborhood throw you off - the long queue of customers is proof of the restaurant's popularity. For appetizers, the egg rolls and spicy salt & pepper shrimps topped with crushed roasted garlic were superb. We followed this up with Crab Corn Soup along with entrees - shrimp fried rice and... More 

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Thank veer2808
Safety Harbor, Florida
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My doctor who was born and raised in China told me of this place and that it was authentic to what she is accustomed to in China. We have had dinner and lunches there as well as take-outs. All are just as good as the other. Portions are large, flavors are exquisite and it reminds me of the Chinese restaurants... More 

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Thank HJumper
Bradenton, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Came up to the Tampa area for the Chinese Lantern Festival. Had heard good things about the Yummy house in Sarasota, so decided to dine here with friends before the festival. We arrived around 5 on a Sunday and were seated right away. The dining area seemed clean and comfortable. There were four of us. We each ordered a different... More 

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1 Thank Charlene M
Safety Harbor, Florida
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523 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We visited the Tampa Yummy House after hearing so much from friends about the Yummy House in Sarasota. We were told that you must have a reservation as the waits without reservations could be very long. We made a 7:20 PM reservation about a week early and were seated immediately upon arriving. The restaurant is beautiful, both outside and in.... More 

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Thank Radiohutch
Chicago, Il
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This was most delicious and fresh chinese food you could ask for. Please try the Hong Kong Duck! Execllent Service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2202 W Waters Ave., Suite 1, Tampa, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?